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|Elevation||712 ft (217 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1090251|
Blanco is a rural unincorporated community located on State Highway 63 in Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, United States. The ZIP code is 74528. The Census Bureau defined a census-designated place (CDP) for Blanco in 2015; the 2010 population within the 2015 CDP boundary is 96 and contains 52 housing units.
The community was named for Ramón Blanco y Erenas, one-time governor general of Cuba. The post office opened August 31, 1901.
- Pryor McBee, Major League Baseball pitcher, was born in Blanco in 1901.
- Royce H. Savage, United States Federal Court judge, was born in Blanco in 1904.
- Gene Stipe, the longest-serving member of the Oklahoma Senate, was born in Blanco in 1926.
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